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Jan de Hartog, Dutch writer. Recipient Netherlands Cross of Merit; named Officier de l'Academie, France, 1952, Commandeur of Netherlands Lion by Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, 1996. Captain, Netherlands Merchant Marine. Member Council of America Master Mariners.

Background

Hartog, Jan de was born on April 22, 1914 in Haarlem, Holland. Son of Arnold Hendrik and Lucretia (Meyjes) de Hartog.

Education

Student, Amsterdam Naval College, 1930.

Career

Inspector 1961, Waters of the New World (travel) 1961, The Artist 1963, The Hospital 1965, The Captain 1967, The Children 1969, The Peaceable Kingdom 1972, The Lamb’s War 1980, Herinneringen aan Amsterdam 1981, The Trail of the Serpent 1983, Star of Peace 1984, The Commodore 1986.

Achievements

  • Council of American Master Mariners.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Het Huis met de Handen 1934, Ave Caesar 1936, Oompje Owadi 1938, Holland’s Glory 1940, God’s Geuzen Vol. I 1947, Vol. II 1948, Vol. Ill 1949, Stella 1950, Mary 1951, The Lost Sea 1951, Thalassa 1952, Captain Jan 1952, The Little Ark 1954, The Inspector 1961, Waters of the New World (travel) 1961, The Artist 1963, The Hospital 1965, The Captain 1967, The Children 1969, The Peaceable Kingdom 1972, The Lamb’s War 1980, Herinneringen aan Amsterdam 1981, The Trail of the Serpent 1983, Star of Peace 1984, The Commodore 1986.Plays: De Ondergang van de Vrijheid 1937 (Great National Drama Prize 1939), Mist 1938, Skipper Next to God 1946, Death of a Rat 1946, The Fourposter 1946. Detective stories under pseudonym of F. R. Eckma: Een Linkerbeen gezocht 1935, Spoken te koop 1936, Ratten op de trap 1937, Drie Dode Dwergen 1937, De Maagd en de Moordenaar 1938.

Membership

Captain, Netherlands Merchant Marine. Member Council of America Master Mariners.

  • Council of American Master Mariners.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, reading.

Connections

Married Lydia van Schagen, 1936 (divorced). Children: Arnold, Sylvia. Married Angela Wyndham-Lewis, 1946 (divorced).

Children: Nicholas, Catherine. Married Marjorie Mein, 1961. Children: Eva, Julia.

father:
Arnold Hendrik Hartog

mother:
Lucretia (Meyjes) Hartog

spouses:
Lydia van Schagen

Angela Wyndham-Lewis

Marjorie Mein

children:
Arnold Hartog

Sylvia Hartog

Nicholas Hartog

Catherine Hartog

Eva Hartog

Julia Hartog